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DORAZIO, Alessandro Achille

October 2, 1928 – Ripa Teatina Chieti, Italy
March 10, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Alec beloved husband of Anna Domenica Dorazio (nee Primiterra) of Calgary, AB, passed away on March 10, 2019 at the age of 90 years.

Despite numerous ailments and chronic pain, Alec always managed to keep a smile on his face and truly looked at the bright side of things. He enjoyed gardening, a glass of home made wine and professional wrestling. But nothing made him happier than spending time with his family. His face would light up with each opportunity to see his grandchildren and share a story with them.

Alec is survived by his wife of 58 years Anna, Sons Dino (Joy), Roberto (Sandra) and grandchildren Rhianne, Daniel and Thomas. Also, brothers Alfonso and Giuseppi and sister Liundina as well as extended family in Canada and Italy.

Alec was predeceased by brothers Carmine and Domenico and sisters Ida, Maria and Giovina.

Funeral Services will be held at St Peters Catholic Church (541 Silvergrove Drive, Calgary, AB), on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be forwarded through We extend a special thank you to the staff of unit 72 at the Foothills Hospital, Dr. Osei-Tutu, and nurses and staff of the Sarcee Hospice for your care of Alec.

In living memory of Alessandro Dorazio, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. CALGARY, AB, T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

  1. You were a wonderful Zio. You were there when we needed you most. Thank you for all that you did for us. Our sincerest and loving condolences to Zia, Dino and Joy and family and Roberto and Sandra family.

  2. To Dino and Family,
    We are deeply saddened to hear about your Dad’s passing. In the many conversations we have had, you certainly have conveyed his strength and ‘Larger than Life’ presence in the lives he has touched. We wish for you and all of the family a return to happiness, when the telling of your Dad’s story brings joy and laughter rather than sadness. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you and the whole family.
    Stephen and Paige

  3. Corinne Keough

    I have many, many, many happy childhood memories knowing the Dorazios as neighbours. Mr. and Mrs. Dorazio were kind and always interesting. I am quite sure Mr. Dorazio introduced me to stomping grapes. Is that right? I’ve told that story for ages. They lived in a blue house and we lived in an orange house. Wow. The neighbourhood had colour. Roberto and my brother were best friends and Dino will always be blamed for breaking my arm in a neighbourhood touch football game. Sorry, Dino, but it’s actually now a treasured memory. Many decades later and I’m so sad to know Mr. Dorazio is gone. We will always be friends and neighbours.

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